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placename:- Grayrigg Hall
locality:- Grayrigg
parish Grayrigg parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- SD57949750
10Km square:- SD59

1Km square SD5797

photograph

Grayrigg Hall -- Grayrigg -- Grayrigg -- Cumbria / -- 12.5.2006

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760

New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin, published by T Bowles, John Bowles and Son, Robert Sayer, and John Tinney, 1760; published 1760-87.
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Grarig Hall
circle, tower

placename:- Grarig Hall
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Simpson 1746 map (Wmd)

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Graridge Hall
Building.

placename:- Graridge Hall
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Wmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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Graridg Hall
Circle.

placename:- Graridg Hall
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Jansson 1646

Map, Cumbria et Westmoria, or Cumberland and Westmorland, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Jansson, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1646; published 1646-1724.
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Grariggehall
Buildings and tower.

placename:- Grariggehall
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Wmd)

Maps, The Countie Westmorland and Kendale the Cheif Towne, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland and the Ancient Citie Carlile, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, London, 1611; published 1611-1770.
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Grarigge hall
circle, tower

placename:- Grarigge hall
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1576

Map, Westmorlandiae et Cumberlandiae Comitatus ie Westmorland and Cumberland, scale about 5 miles to 1 inch, by Christopher Saxton, London, engraved by Augustinus Ryther, 1576; published 1579-1645.
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Tower, symbol for a house, hall, tower, etc.
Grarigg hall

placename:- Grarigg Hall
county:- Westmorelandia
house
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
GRAYRIGG HALL / / / GRAYRIGG / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 75655 / SD5794397519
courtesy of English Heritage
Farmhouse. Probably early to mid C18. Stone rubble with some roughcast, and slate roof. East elevation of 2 storeys and 4 bays, the 4th bay an extension, recessed and lower. Windows have flat arches and small-paned casements, of 3 lights with transom to ground floor, of 2 lights with transom to 1st floor, some are UPVC replacements in similar style. Similar 1st floor window to 4th bay. Entrance to 2nd bay has gabled timber porch; entrance to 4th bay to return of lean-to re-entrant porch. Gable end stacks. Left return is roughcast, plain casements. Right return of 3rd bay has small-paned casement. Rear has lean-to outshuts. Interior not inspected.

placename:- Grayrigg Hall
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- SD57949751
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
BARN APPROXIMATELY 50M TO NORTH-WEST OF GRAYRIGG HALL / / / GRAYRIGG / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 75656 / SD5793097562
courtesy of English Heritage
Barn. Probably C17 or earlier. Stone rubble with slate roof. L-plan. North-east wing has barn entrance and entrance to left hand end with window to right. South-east wing has gable end with lean-to outshut to right hand end. Interior not inspected but said to be of 5 and 3 bays, cruck trusses on low stone piers against walls. A rare example of a cruck framed barn in this part of Cumbria.
district:- South Lakeland
listed building -- barn
coordinates:- SD57939756
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

hearth tax returns:- Hearth Tax 1675

Grayrigge hall
in
Grayrigge

placename:- Grayrigge hall
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

hearsay In the 17th century a magistrate, Mr Duckett, lived at the hall. He sentenced Mr Howgill, a Quaker, to be imprisonned in the gaol at Appleby. Mr Howgill cursed the magistrate:-
Your name will rot out of the earth, and your dwelling house become derelict and a habitation of owls and jackdaws.
Mr Duckett's children all died childless; Grayrigg Hall was taken down, 1777, leaving littel more than a roost for the birds. The present building is a farm on the site.

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